parent conversation: back to school

covid edition

Are you still exhausted from last school year? Are you at a loss on how to parent your child during the COVID pandemic? Are you wondering what you’re going to do with your children this Fall? If so, this webinar is for you! Join New Community’s Next-Generation Team on Wednesday, August 19th at 7pm for our parent webinar - Parent Conversations: Back To School - COVID Edition. During this webinar, we will help you unpack the anxiety you may be experiencing as a parent, help you navigate through what your children truly need during this time and also provide tips for how to make the most of your child’s homeschool experience this school year. We will hear from industry experts, along with other phenomenal panelists. Registration is required.

parent conversations panelists

We are proud to present our featured panelists for the Parent Conversations: Back To School | COVID Edition

  • dr. stephanie jw ford

    Dr. Stephanie JW Ford is a servant of Christ who utilizes her skills and knowledge in psychology, counselor education, research, and service to promote the wellbeing of individuals and communities. Stephanie has twenty-years of experience as an online and hybrid university professor and  administrator.  Recently she co-authored Bricks to Clicks Best Practices to Transition from the Classroom to Online; as a rapid response to aid educators at the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

  • kate raymond

    Kate Raymond is a sold-out Christ follower who seeks to be a disciple and make disciples. She primarily engages in this work through engaging young women in her church community and through discipling her four young daughters. She has a bachelor's and master's degree in education and has homeschooled for the last two years.

  • CHristopher (chris) moore

    Chris Moore is truly redeemed by Christ, which is what fuels his passion for the youth. He is an educator and has been in the teaching field for nearly 20 years. He currently works as an Intervention Specialist, teaching students who have emotional disabilities. As a youth advocate, Chris believes that teaching goes beyond what can be learned in books and the classroom. Chris has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Special Education (Intervention Specialist K-12) and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Educational Leadership. 

august THEME: indescribable god | our creator has no limits

Welcome to NCBF Kidz Online! We are so excited to be in our second week of focusing on the Ultimate Creator, God! This week, our kids will hear the story of the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 2:10 and learn we are God’s Creation.

It's not too late to have your child participate in our memory verse challenge, by sending in a video of them using sign language, rap, a drawing, or acting to present the memory verse. Please submit all videos by Tuesday, August 18th to Amaris Jones, our Children's Ministry Coordinator. We will pick a winner on Sunday, August 23rd and a prize will be sent in the mail! 

Memory Verse: “Lord, you are great. You are really worthy of praise. No one can completely understand how great you are.” Psalm 145:3, NIrV.


The Parent Cue Card gives an overview of of the lesson, gives you action items to do at home with your kids and provide encouragement from other parents who are discipling their children. Download the card HERE.

This homework assignment provides you with Bible verses and activities that will help your child gain a deeper understand of God and His Word. Download the homework assignment HERE.

additional resources for families

We are so excited to share a new resource with you! New Community's Next Generation Ministries has started a Parent Facebook page just for you! This Facebook page will be:

• A resource to help you lead your kids and/or students closer to Christ

• A community where you can encourage one another in your parenting

• A source to receive all of the upcoming news about what's happening in the Next Generation Ministries

Please click HERE to join our page and post a photo of you and your family using the #ncbftogether.

If you are also on Instagram follow our main church page @ncbfchurch, and our student Instagram page @ncbfstudents.